A chemical peel is a skin resurfacing technique and collagen stimulator that consists of applying a controlled chemical agent that rapidly exfoliates…
The loss of collagen and facial volume will lead to sagging of the face and neck. We lose collagen through sun exposure, environmental exposure and the natural aging process. Facial volume is shifted over time and we lose the volume in our cheeks and under eye area which causes the face to sag.
Many people think that facial sagging is due exclusively to skin but that is not the case. Skin laxity and looseness plays a part, but the vast majority of facial sagging is volume loss.
The neck area sagging is more attributed to skin, however. The skin in the neck and chest area is highly exposed to UV radiation from the sun. This breaks down the collagen and elastin in the skin (supporting structures) and the skin of the neck stretches and fails to snap back. Neck looseness is commonly called a turkey neck.
What is important about face and neck sagging is to address it before it gets tremendously loose. You need to pay special attention to the neck area which is often neglected. If skin is very loose in the face and neck it often requires surgery like a face and neck lift or other invasive treatments. In addition to face lifts, fat transfers are an option to lift and sculpt the face.
Our providers can review your face and neck sagging and tell you about treatment options that will suite your specific concerns. We can teach you how to strengthen your collagen, renew your facial volume and restore skin to be firmer and healthier.